THE CAPTIVATING MYKONOS ISLAND IN GREECE

It’s my 20th post here ‘Hurray’

Mykonos 

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is a Greek island, part of the Cyclades, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometres (33.0 sq mi) and rises to an elevation of 341 metres (1,119 feet) at its highest point. There are 10,134 inhabitants (2011 census), most of whom live in the largest town, Mykonos, which lies on the west coast. The town is also known as Chora (i.e. the Town in Greek, following the common practice in Greece when the name of the island itself is the same as the name of the principal town).

Mykonos’s nickname is The island of the winds.

The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometres (33.0 sq mi) and rises to an elevation of 341 metres (1,119 feet) at its highest point. It is situated 150 kilometres (93 miles) east of Athens in the Aegean Sea. The island features no rivers, but numerous seasonal streams two of which have been converted into reservoirs.

The island is composed mostly of granite and the terrain is very rocky with many areas eroded by the strong winds. High quality clay and baryte, which is a mineral used as a lubricant in oil drilling, were mined on the eastern side of Mykonos until the late 1900s.

It produces 4,500 cubic metres (160,000 cu ft) of water daily, by reverse osmosis of sea water in order to help meet the needs of its population and visitors.

The island has a population of nearly 12,500, most of whom live in the main town of Chora.

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Mykonos has a typical Mediterranean climate. The sun shines for up to 300 days a year. The rainy season lasts from October until March. Vegetation follows the typical pattern for the region and grows around mid-autumn and ends in the beginning of the summer.

Although temperatures can rise as high as 40 °C (104 °F) in the summer months, average high temperature is around 28 °C (82 °F) and because of the seasonal cool “meltemi” wind, summer days are dry, sunny and pleasant. In the winter, average high temperature is around 15 °C (59 °F). The winters in general are mild and wet, with many sunny days still even in mid-winter. Snow is infrequent and doesn’t stay long on the ground when it falls.

BEACH MYKONOS

ELIA

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PSAROU

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GORGEOUS HOTELS IN MYKONOS

Porto Mykonos, Mykonos Town Hotels, Cyclades, Greece

 

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cyclades cavo tagoo mykonos hotel, mykonos

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Petasos Beach Resort & Spa, Platys Yialos Mykonos (Greece)

 

Belvedere Hotel with Pool and View

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Imperial Belvedere Hotel

 

Semeli Best Luxury Hotel pool & Mykonos

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Market in mykonos

 

Cafe, Bar, Clubs, Coffee shops in Mykonos

 

At some point i was beginning to think f any of this place is even real “its so gorgeous” i’m so going to explore so may places. my bank account is saying a Big Amen to this “hahahahahahaha”

so my lovelies, what do you think?

is mykonos not captivating or what?

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